oceanportal: The basking shark is the second largest living...

Published: 27/07/2017
oceanportal: The basking shark is the second largest living...
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oceanportal : The basking shark is the second largest living fish, coming in behind the whale shark at a maximum length of about 30 feet (9 meters). Swimming along with its dorsal fin sticking up above the surface of the water, it can easily spook humans. But this gentle giant doesn’t even eat meat, instead dining on the plankton that get stuck in its five huge gill slits as it moves through the w

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